Academic Programs

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Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

Whether exploring economics for the first time or preparing for a career in the field, students at MIT Economics can expect academic excellence, world-class instruction, and opportunities for hands-on research experience.

PhD program

Prepare to make impactful contributions to the field, working in close collaboration with our faculty as a member of our top-ranked PhD program, which has set the standard for graduate economics training across the country.

Master’s programs

Advance your career or prepare yourself for further academic study with the skills you gain from our flexible master's degree programming.

Undergraduate program

Our innovative undergraduate curriculum provides a strong foundation in economics and technical skills that can be applied to a range of fulfilling and interesting careers.